CALAMINE LOTION B.P.
Active substance(s): CALAMINE / GLYCEROL / LIQUIFIED PHENOL / ZINC OXIDE
Oily Calamine Lotion B.P. 1980
Arachis oil, Calamine
For the relief of minor skin irritation and itching
For external use only
Read all of this information before use.
Before you use this medicine
Do not use:
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients
This product contains peanut oil. Do not use if you are allergic to peanut or soya.
How to use this medicine
Shake the bottle before use.
Adults and children: Apply to the skin and repeat as required
If symptoms do not go away talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If anyone accidentally swallows some see a doctor straight away.
Possible side effects
Most people will not have problems. Lanolin in the product may cause local skin reactions e.g.
contact dermatitis (red, inflamed, dry skin), in some people. One of the preservatives may be mildly
irritant to the skin, eyes and mucous membranes.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects
not listed on this label. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can provide more information on the
safety of this medicine.
Storing the medicine
Store below 25°C
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date shown on the label.
Active ingredients - arachis oil (peanut oil) 45.6% w/v, calamine 5% w/v.
Also contains: wool fat (lanolin), oleic acid, calcium hydroxide solution and phenonip.
Manufactured by Thorpe Laboratories Ltd, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire LN12 1NB for the MAH: Wise
Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Manchester M19 2RB
Text last revised: 07/2015
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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